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The Resource The good life in the scientific revolution : Descartes, Pascal, Leibniz, and the cultivation of virtue, Matthew L. Jones

The good life in the scientific revolution : Descartes, Pascal, Leibniz, and the cultivation of virtue, Matthew L. Jones

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The good life in the scientific revolution : Descartes, Pascal, Leibniz, and the cultivation of virtue
Title
The good life in the scientific revolution
Title remainder
Descartes, Pascal, Leibniz, and the cultivation of virtue
Statement of responsibility
Matthew L. Jones
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Language
eng
Summary
Amid the unrest, dislocation, and uncertainty of seventeenth-century Europe, readers seeking consolation and assurance turned to philosophical and scientific books that offered ways of conquering fears and training the mind?guidance for living a good life. The Good Life in the Scientific Revolution presents a triptych showing how three key early modern scientists, René Descartes, Blaise Pascal, and Gottfried Leibniz, envisioned their new work as useful for cultivating virtue and for pursuing a good life. Their scientific and philosophical innovations stemmed in part from their understanding of
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1972-
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Jones, Matthew L.
Dewey number
509.032
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
Q125.2
LC item number
.J66 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Descartes, René
  • Pascal, Blaise
  • Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm
  • Science
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Descartes, René
  • Pascal, Blaise
  • Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm
  • Descartes, René
  • Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm
  • Pascal, Blaise
  • Sciences
  • Mathématiques
  • Sciences
  • SCIENCE
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Science
  • Natuurwetenschappen
  • Wiskunde
  • Filosofie
  • Ethische aspecten
Label
The good life in the scientific revolution : Descartes, Pascal, Leibniz, and the cultivation of virtue, Matthew L. Jones
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-361) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; A Note on Conventions; Introduction; PART 1 : DESCARTES; 1 Geometry as Spiritual Exercise; 2 A Rhetorical History of Truth; PART 2 : PASCAL; 3 Mathematical Liaisons; 4 The Anthropology of Disproportion; PART 3 : LEIBNIZ; 5 Forms of Expression; 6 Seeing All at Once; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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309255209
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1 online resource (xvi, 384 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9786611957230
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)309255209
Label
The good life in the scientific revolution : Descartes, Pascal, Leibniz, and the cultivation of virtue, Matthew L. Jones
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-361) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; A Note on Conventions; Introduction; PART 1 : DESCARTES; 1 Geometry as Spiritual Exercise; 2 A Rhetorical History of Truth; PART 2 : PASCAL; 3 Mathematical Liaisons; 4 The Anthropology of Disproportion; PART 3 : LEIBNIZ; 5 Forms of Expression; 6 Seeing All at Once; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
309255209
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 384 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786611957230
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)309255209

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